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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,296
Posted By MatRacer
Well, 100$ vs 600$ wasn't a big gamble... Usually...

Well, 100$ vs 600$ wasn't a big gamble... Usually only buy new parts...

We will see how long it will last!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,296
Posted By MatRacer
Scored a used fuel rail wit hall 6 injectors for...

Scored a used fuel rail wit hall 6 injectors for 100$! Installed it this weekend.It was -20 deg F this morning --> so good test! --> no leak! Tada!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,296
Posted By MatRacer
Been lurking with the same problem... I can see...

Been lurking with the same problem... I can see the leak. it is leaking by the injectors itself! It is leaking by the little "hole" on the side of the top plastic parts, located at 90 deg from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
Thanks for the disclaimer! I'm also mechanical,...

Thanks for the disclaimer! I'm also mechanical, lol. And FYI, I just come back from Canadian Tire and found a converter module especially designed for PWM signal, something like this:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
That's what is presently wired, a powered trailer...

That's what is presently wired, a powered trailer light adapter... I guest that the cap doesn't have to be very big, 80hz is pretty fast!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
I Don't have led tail light, exect the center...

I Don't have led tail light, exect the center brake light and the signal is 12v. All the taillight are PWM... Brake, turn, position... If it was only brake, I could have used the brake switch...

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
No, I wasn't using the OEM module... I will call...

No, I wasn't using the OEM module... I will call the dealer today, or yomorrow, since today is a holiday for many canadians... Can we really get this module easily? $$$?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
Would you mind developing your idea, I was...

Would you mind developing your idea, I was thinking about a diode + a capacitor, but I don't presently have the knowlegde to built that system. Help would be appreciated.

Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
After a lot of reading and searching, I found...

After a lot of reading and searching, I found that the tension that drive the exterior lights of the post September 2001 e46 are driven by a 80hz signal...!
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
Just did this test: On the wire that go to...

Just did this test:

On the wire that go to the center brake light, I wired a simple standard relay to check the signal. When the car if shut, the relay is latching allright, but when the car is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By MatRacer
Help Please Help! Trailer wiring problem!

Hi,

I have 2002 325xiT...

I'm wiring my trailer 4 pins connector true a power-up box. Everything is plugged just fine to the proper wire. Brake is wired to the center brake light. When the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-26-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By MatRacer
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-25-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By MatRacer
In the bentley, They state that the CV must be...

In the bentley, They state that the CV must be unbolted from the diff to avoid damaging it... It seems like it does not worth it... Really?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By MatRacer
Thanks for the comments! Will install two...

Thanks for the comments!


Will install two of these pretty soon:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-q7bAGmnIekU/TlMB8GGKYNI/AAAAAAAADMQ/1OMGx8kJ5CQ/s640/stock%2520revamp%2520004.jpg
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By MatRacer
Washed and shot

There you go!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zxBZ1a7Bg48/T4zDynPi6JI/AAAAAAAADR0/BwL2lhjfG8g/s1024/E46_325XI_photoshoot_2012-04-14%2520003.jpg
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By MatRacer
Aren't they good to substain heat better? Like in...

Aren't they good to substain heat better? Like in long downward hill with a trailer?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By MatRacer
The only thing I see that can harm the TB is the...

The only thing I see that can harm the TB is the water created be the melt of the rime that is initialy created in the OS pipe in cold weather. This water could freeze the throttle. I experienced...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-01-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By MatRacer
what about textar ceramic ones? Are they better?...

what about textar ceramic ones? Are they better? will they substain heat better that Textar OEM?

I plan to tow a folding camping trailer (yes, under 2000 pounds) so I want the best braking...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-28-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,943
Posted By MatRacer
There you go: ...

There you go:
http://www.duplicolor.com/products/psFinishSystem/

I never tried it though...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-28-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By MatRacer
No, I just connected the original hose to the...

No, I just connected the original hose to the bottom of the M5 OS.

And thanks drewfus! I measured the plastic original part and draw the adapter. I can provide the drawing if required.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,025
Posted By MatRacer
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=9061...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=906116
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-28-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By MatRacer
Update! More details

Update! More details
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-27-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By MatRacer
DIY: OE Oil Separator alternative --> E39 M5 OS

Hi everybody!

I have been having problems with my OS for about a year due to cold weather in winter. Here it goes down to -22F a couple of times a year.

My OS was freezing, causing the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-08-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,112
Posted By MatRacer
I'm looking for 3/4'' vacuum cap and no auto...

I'm looking for 3/4'' vacuum cap and no auto parts stores have it in here... Do someone have a North American wed site where I could find this?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-23-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,112
Posted By MatRacer
Well I would think that the moisture that is...

Well I would think that the moisture that is sucked by the intake actually go of the engine with the exhaust fumes... However, I agreed that when its cold outside, the water vapour must condense in...
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